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Debating 2019

4 & 5 November Debating training sessions at Næstved Gymnasium & HF
6 & 7 November Debating training sessions at Herlev Gymnasum
8 November Debating Cup Finals at Herlev Gymnasium
For further information see under debating

January 2019: Presentation by the British Ambassador

H. E. Dominic Schroeder, British Ambassador to Denmark gave a most interesting talk focussing on the on the current political situation in the UK.

Febuary & March 2019: Presentation by the British Ambassador

Public Speaking Competition Semi- Finals and Finals
The Finals of the Danish National Public Speaking Competition

Febuary & March 2019: Public Speaking Competition Semi- Finals and Finals
The Finals of the Danish National Public Speaking Competition

The Finals of the Public Speaking Competition, one of the highlights of the ESU calendar, was held on 13 March at Ordrup Gymnasium. 50 guests including the contestants, their teachers, parents and ESU members attended the event. We were delighted that ESU Patroness H.E. Alexandra Christina, Countess of Frederiksborg was present this year in the capacity as adjudicator.

30 April 2019

At our ESU event on 30 April with Bob Cobley, MBE, Honorary Representative for Denmark, for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC, gave a fascinating talk on maintaining the Commonwealth war graves in Denmark.

Wednesday 11 September: “New Zealand – Past and Present; an Old Life and a New”

Former ESU Chair, Claire Clausen, is very much looking forward to seeing our members again, and talking about her original homeland, New Zealand and how it compares with her new homeland, Denmark. Further details on esu.dk@webspeed.dk